Ulf af Skåne (Thorgilsson) Thrugilsson

Ulf af Skåne (Thorgilsson) Thrugilsson (abt. 0995 - abt. 1020)

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Ulf af Skåne "the Earl, Jarl, Ulufius, Ulfui, Styrbiorn" Thrugilsson formerly Thorgilsson aka Thorgilson, Wulfsige Sprakling
Born about in Hålland, Jamtland, Swedenmap
Husband of — married about [location unknown]
Husband of — married before [location unknown]
Died about in Roskilde, Denmarkmap
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Ulf the Earl

Ulf, son of Thurgils Sprakkalegg[1][2]; Ulf Jarl[3]
Patrynomics: Thorgilsson[3][4]
d. btw 1020 - 29 SEP 1027 Denmark[citation needed]
bur. after 29 SEP 1027 Hellige-Trefolg, Kirken, Roskilde, Denmark[citation needed]

Titles

  • c.1024:Regent of Denmark[3]

Parents

Father: Thurgils Sprakelegg[1] (985 - 1001) b. UPPSALA, SWEDEN[citation needed]
Mother: SIGRID SPRAKALEGG OR (L) SPRAKLING b: BET 935 AND 981 in HALLAND, SWEDEN[citation needed]
Mother: Okänd[citation needed]

Marriage and Issue

m. Estrid Svendsdatter (Cnut's sister) abt.1015/16[3]. Issue:
  • ASBJORN (L) ULFSEN SPRACKLING b: BET 1002 AND 1022 in DENMARK
  • BJORN BIORN ESTRI (NOTES) DENMARK (L) ULFUSSON b: BET 953 AND 1001
  • SVEND OR SWEYN II ULFSSON KING OF (L) DENMARK b: BET 988 AND 1020 in ENGLAND
  • EADNOTH "THE STALLER" THANE OF (L) GLOUCESTER b: ABT 1030 in ENGLAND
  • GYTHA (L) ULFSDOTTER b: BET 997 AND 1005[5]

Timeline

988: Born[6]

1009: leader - Danish raid on England

1023-1025: Governor of Jomsborg

1017: Earl (Jarl) in England

from 1026: Regent of Denmark

joined the alliance of Olav II King of Norway and Anund King of Sweden to oppose his brother-in-law King Knud[7]

He was made an Earl in England by Knud.

joined brother's alliance to oppose Knud in 1026.

31 Dec 1026: killedd in Roskildebt in Trefoldighedskirke.[8]



  1. 1.0 1.1 Searle, 1899
  2. alias: Eilif[citation needed]
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Wikipedia: Ulf the Earl
  4. www.hull.ac.uk
  5. Entered by Sheri Sturm.
  6. ALTERNATE BIRTH: BEFORE 977
    Ulf was the father of Sweyn Estridson, and thus the ancestor of Danish royal house which would rule Denmark 1047-1375.
  7. Entered by Sheri Sturm.
  8. Death: BET 25 DEC 1026 AND 29 SEP 1027 in MURDERED ON ORDERS OF CANUTE I (HIS BROTHER IN LAW) IN ROSKILDE, DENMARK


Sources

Searle, W.G. (1899). Anglo-Saxon Bishops, Kings, and Nobles: The Succession of the Bishops and the Pedigrees of the Kings and Nobles, (pp.355). London: Cambridge University Press. [archive.org

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On November 4, 2013 at 22:55GMT Sheri Sturm wrote:



Ulf is 25 degrees from Kevin Bacon, 28 degrees from Frank Russell Capra, 23 degrees from Mark Hamill, 31 degrees from AJ Jacobs and 25 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II of the Commonwealth Realms on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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